Question by Gloria: what battle was named after a church?
Answer by HereIAmLord Just 1 is: The Battle of San Jacinto:
What does “San Jacinto” mean?
The English translation of San Jacinto is Saint Hyacinth. St. Hyacinth was a 12th century Dominican missionary who spread Christianity through northern Europe. The Battle of San Jacinto takes its name from its location near the San Jacinto River.
There are two versions of how the river was named: the first is that the river may have been discovered on St. Hyacinth’s Day, August 17. The second is that when the river was discovered, passage up the river was blocked by water hyacinths, an aquatic plant.
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Question by ~۞~ST£V£-Ø~۞~ the Sexy Beast =): Why did the catholic church name so many things after pagan gods?
They named the holiday easter after a pagan god. The months of January, March, February, May and, June after pagan gods. They also named every day of the week after a celestial body that was worshipped by the previous pagans. But the church is the one who made the calendar, why would they name everything after another religion which they supposedly oppose?
They could make up words or name their months and days after other things important to Christianity. Easter is a pagan God, I believe it’s spelled like Eastre though. Monday=Moon Day, etc. March= Mars, etc. I did not think about the whole easier to convert dealy.
The church did make the calendar, the Gregorian calendar named after Pope Gregory.
Answer by Jim They adopted pagan holidays and turned them into christian ones as well (such as the saturnelia on Dec. 25th)
They did it to make the “new” religion of christianity palatable to the Pagan Romans. It made converting easier.
Pastor Bill Elder, struck down by a stroke as he prepared for his Christmas Eve sermon, he wasn’t sure he’d ever return to his pulpit at Mountaintop Community Church in Birmingham. The stroke caused severe damage to Elder’s normal ways of thinking and ability to perform even the simplest of activities. A normal life seemed far, far away. Only through weeks of therapy at UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center, was he able to learn again how to think, move, and enjoy the possibilities of the future. “We don’t give up on people, ever — even though we get some of the most complicated patients you’ll ever see,” said one caregiver. So emotions came easily for everyone when, months later, Elder finally took the stage again at Mountaintop Community Church in Birmingham,. “Without the staff here, I couldn’t have made it that far,” he says. The staff was affected by the pastor as well. As one caregiver says, “He made me want to be a better nurse.” See how Spain Rehabilitation Center’s staff of physical, occupational, and speech therapists and rehabilitation nursing staff and physicians worked as a team to patiently prepare this remarkable man for the return to his pulpit.
Question by nickthaniel1: Is addiction to pain killers after surgery the same as choosing to use illegal narcotics including cocaine?
How many example of bad judgement will take it from Obama before people wake up?
Numerous lies about his background and family.
Using the courts to block his opposition from running for office.
Answer by Ripper 6 hes a tool…no one special…just another human fool…hes toast anyway……no majority of this country is going to vote for that man